The best places to eat and drink in Edinburgh right now

The best places to eat and drink in Edinburgh right now

10 months agoPosted in Food and Drink

From hanging kebabs at the Botanist in St James Quarter to nutritious poké bowls, Scotland’s first Matcha bar and a late drinking night destination, here’s 5 more places to add to your hit list.


The Botanist

Renowned for its lush interiors, quirky cocktails and signature hanging kebabs, this cool bar and restaurant opens this week in St James Quarter, Edinburgh. During August, the restaurant service hours will be reduced to bring you the very best experiences but they’ll be operating at full service come September. Expect great cocktails, live music and delicious food. READ MORE


Coco Boho

You’ll find this lively late-night destination below Tigerlily on George Street. Offering an intimate setting with ‘rough luxe’ décor, expect disco drinks and sharers shaken, stirred and flared. There’s also a range of cocktails priced from £5, including frozen margaritas and signature serves like ‘Grey Goose No.5 Love Potion’ (Grey Goose La Poire, raspberry and rosé). READ MORE

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Matcha Mind

Scotland’s first Matcha bar has opened on Brighten Place in Portobello. Founded by life coach Zoe McKenna who discovered the multiple benefits of Matcha after years of suffering from serious gut issues, the wellness café now offers a variety of health boosting, gut friendly drinks as well as gut-friendly snacks for the people on the go. READ MORE

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Le Petit Beefbar

Located within the InterContinental Edinburgh The George hotel, in the former Printing Press, this stylish steakhouse is part of the globally recognised group of Beefbar restaurants by Riccardo Giraudi. Think of it as the little brother. Go for sharing style street food from all over the world and premium cuts of beef enhanced by the famous Sauce Beefbar. READ MORE

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Island Poké

Serving up Fresh Pacific Flavours at 4 Hanover Street, Island Poké specialises in healthy and nutritious poké bowls – a Hawaiian dish that traditionally consists of raw fish, rice and vegetables. They also make bao fresh to order. READ MORE

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